Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$220,992 / yrTotal Pay
$180,061 / yrBase Pay
$40,931 / yrAdditional Pay

$220,992

 / yr
$78K$705K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is $220,992 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $180,061 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $40,931 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Chief Technology Officer (CTO) salary is $180,061. Salaries can range from $78,449 - $704,649. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $220,992.

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IBM
4.1

IBM

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$272,141

 /yr
Range: $104K - $526K

$104K

$526K

$104,374 - $525,968 Range

Marcus Theatres

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$222,657

 /yr
Range: $110K - $385K

$110K

$385K

$110,000 - $384,999 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$223,291

 /yr
Range: $10K - $757K

$10K

$757K

$10,184 - $756,635 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$158,661

 /yr
Range: $105K - $675K

$105K

$675K

$104,873 - $675,421 Range

3.8

Anonymous

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$210,441

 /yr
Range: $130K - $350K

$130K

$350K

$130,000 - $350,000 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$260,031

 /yr
Range: $200K - $1M

$200K

$1M

$200,000 - $1,046,636 Range

DXC Technology
3.5

DXC Technology

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$251,651

 /yr
Range: $211K - $279K

$211K

$279K

$210,756 - $279,441 Range

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Stealth Startup
4.2

Stealth Startup

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$226,188

 /yr
Range: $161K - $300K

$161K

$300K

$161,461 - $300,000 Range

Anonymous Content
3.8

Anonymous Content

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$187,617

 /yr
Range: $109K - $250K

$109K

$250K

$108,856 - $249,883 Range

Smarsh
4.0

Smarsh

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$391,217

 /yr
Range: $256K - $405K

$256K

$405K

$255,643 - $404,631 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$210,756

 /yr
Range: $145K - $303K

$145K

$303K

$145,309 - $302,942 Range

JOOR
4.1

JOOR

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$251,943

 /yr
Range: $250K - $256K

$250K

$256K

$250,000 - $255,813 Range

Farmer's Fridge
3.9

Farmer's Fridge

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$181,791

 /yr
Range: $182K - $199K

$182K

$199K

$181,791 - $198,699 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$175,323

 /yr
Range: $101K - $440K

$101K

$440K

$100,913 - $440,085 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$208,747

 /yr
Range: $147K - $255K

$147K

$255K

$146,823 - $254,644 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$112,830

 /yr
Range: $104K - $168K

$104K

$168K

$103,514 - $167,516 Range

LIFESYS SOLUTIONS

LIFESYS SOLUTIONS

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$98,302

 /yr
Range: $98K - $99K

$98K

$99K

$98,180 - $98,667 Range

quin
5.0

quin

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
About 

$154K -$181K

$154K

$181K

$154,493 - $181,085 Range

CarSaver
3.6

CarSaver

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$249K

$361K

$248,612 - $361,309 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

$238K

$271K

$238,003 - $270,571 Range

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$156,000

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$300,000

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$201,000

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$80,000

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is $191,126 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 563 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in United States is $321,987 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in United States is $113,449 per year.

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